Pasta threading activity for toddlers - Laughing Kids Learn
Simple pasta threading activity for toddlers to do using play dough and straws. Great for fine motor development and hand/eye coordination. Lots of fun too.
Cool Panda Chinese Class For Kids
Lace your shoes! - Fine Motor Activity for Kids This activity is great for young children to learn how the shoe laces work. It is easy to make, fun for kids and low cost. You can use real shoe too,...
First steps in sewing: Polystyrene plate
A while ago I attended a fabulous morning workshop by a lovely lady called Renee Lighton, who encouraged us to set our children up for success by creating teachable moments in the home, using things we already have laying around. She gave us some pretty nifty ideas for using polystyrene plates (recycled from frozen pizzas or,as in our case, from a delicious milk tart some friends brought over for desert a few weeks ago!) So, I kept it aside, knowing it would come in handy for something…
A Friday Night In
Boy do we know how to roll a weekend in, in style. The Mr and I had come across the work of Tony Orrico for a project we were working on...
Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting
In my home, I have a closet of kids art and activity supplies, and when I am looking for ideas, I sometimes just go and look inside and see what inspires me. Today, I noticed some easel paper and bubble wrap. We have had lots of fun with bubble wrap in the past, creating Bubble Wrap Prints and Painting with Rolling Pins and Bubble Wrap. I decided to pair up bubble wrap and paint again, but this time I wanted it to be more of a gross motor experience. And so, Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting was…
I can't take credit for this one. I got this idea from Fountas and Pinnell's Kindergarten Phonics book, and I LOVE it! It is one that I truly look forward to every year. Prep for this activity is simple. Get some large construction paper and write each child's name in medium sized letters.
15 FUN Indoor Camping Activities for Kids
Fun activities to do for an indoor camping party or at home camp-out! Grab the sleeping bags & s'mores for a great evening!
Fine Motor Activity to Keep Kids Busy When You Need It
Keep kids busy with a super simple fine motor activity that's a snap to set up!
5 Proven and Effective Tips for Teaching Pencil Grasp
Teaching pencil grasp tp preschoolers can be easy and fun with these proven tips from early childhood educators.
Pine Christmas Play Dough
I'm so happy that the holidays are here. I'm about ready to break out the Christmas decorations! Since I don't think I can hold off much longer on the holiday prep, I've decided to go